The Portuguese boss has been told about the volatile reception the Gers usually get when they head to Pittodrie.
But Caixinha won’t be fazed and hopes his players can reignite the race for second place by cutting the gap to the Dons to nine points.
He said: “Everybody says we are going to hell and I like those types of scenarios.
Pedro Caixinha wants his players to play off the atmosphere at Aberdeen
Rangers still harbour hopes of claiming second
“We are already expecting a more hostile and challenging environment. Lee McCulloch told me that. He told me Rangers going to play Aberdeen is always a tough game.
“Jimmy Bell, our kitman, told me the same. I love it to be under those conditions.
“I was missing playing and coaching under those conditions. The players will love it as well.
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“I really love the tough games, when there is a big tradition between the sides. I expect it to be hostile.”
Rangers are still stretched at the back with Clint Hill, Rob Kiernan and Lee Wallace all missing. That means rookies David Bates and Myles Beerman could keep their places in the starting line-up.
However, Lee Hodson is fit again and likely to come back into the side.